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Three Day Virtual Computer System Validation (CSV) Training Course: Principles, Methods, and Best Practices - December 13-15, 2021
[December 06, 2021]

Three Day Virtual Computer System Validation (CSV) Training Course: Principles, Methods, and Best Practices - December 13-15, 2021

DUBLIN, Dec. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Final days to register for the "Computer System Validation (CSV) Training" training course has been added to's offering. This course is designed to completely immerse you in the principles, methods, and best practices of Computer System Validation (CSV).


You will learn about the regulations that impact your systems and gain hands-on practice writing validation documents. You will leave ready to lead efficient, effective, inspection-ready validation projects, whether you choose to follow a traditional waterfall or agile methodology.

Boot camp is tough and challenging. It is a three-day complete immersion in the validation process, including industry best practices and more recent advances in technology. Participants will complete hands-on validation activities through instruction, exercises, and case scenarios.

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding of how to comply with key FDA and international CSV regulations and guidance, such as 21 CFR Part 11 and Annex 11
  • The purpose of each validation deliverable and hands-on practice creating each deliverable, including the Validation Plan, Requirements Specification, Test Plan, Validation Tests (IQ, OQ, PQ), Trace Matrix, Test Summary, and Validation Report
  • Comprehension of risk-based validation techniques and how to leverage these techniques to create efficient yet compliant validation approaches
  • Appropriate validation strategies for many types of applications, including Cloud/SaaS, COTS, spreadsheets, and custom developed systems
  • Awareness of best-practices and inspector expectations for computer system validation and software quality assurance (SQA) programs

Key Topics Covered:

AGENDA - Day 1

  • Module 1: Computer System Validation (CSV) Regulations 12:30 PM EDT

    • FDA Regulations and Guidance
    • Other Regulations and Guidance (EMA, ICH, EU, MHRA, PIC/S)
    • Exercise: Exploring the Regulations using the website
  • Module 2:Computer System Validation Methodand Models 1:30 PM EDT

    • Validation, verification, and qualification
    • Common SDLCs
    • GAMP 5 "V" Model
    • COTS, Cloud, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS
    • Spreadsheet Validation

Break 02:45 PM EDT 15 mins

  • Module 3:21 CFR Part 11 - 03:00 PM EDT

    • 21 CFR Part 11 Guidance
    • Electronic records/signatures requirements
    • Exercise: FDA Guidance for ER/ES
  • Data Integrity and Governance - 04:00 PM EDT

  • Session End Time : 05:00 PM EDT

AGENDA - Day 2

  • Module 4:Validation Planning - 12:30 PM EDT

    • Validation Strategy Document
    • Validation Strategy Components
    • Rationale for Validation Testing
    • GAMP 5 System Categorization
  • Module 5:Risk-Based Validation - 02:15 PM EDT

    • Risk assessment
    • Risk mitigation
    • Exercise: Validation Plan writing

Break - 03:00 PM EDT

  • Module 6:Requirements - 03:15 PM EDT

    • Requirements development
    • User Requirements Specification (URS)
    • Functional Requirements Specification (FRS)
    • Exercise: Requirements Interviews and URS/FRS writing
  • Module 7:System Design and Development - 03:40 PM EDT

    • System Design Configuration (SDS)
    • Configuration Management Specification (CMS)
  • Module 8:IQ, OQ, PQ Protocols and Execution - 04:00 PM EDT

    • Validation testing process
    • IQ purpose and contents
    • OQ purpose and contents
    • PQ purpose and contents
  • Module 9:Validation Testing Plan

    • Principles of validation testing
    • Testing techniques
    • Testing Plan purpose and contents
    • Exercise: Testing Plan writing
  • Module 10:IQ, OQ, PQ Protocols

    • Protocol structure and contents
    • Objective evidence
    • Test writing best practices
    • Test structure best practices
    • Exercise: IQ/OQ/PQ writing
  • Module 11:Test Execution

    • Test execution best practices
    • Validation failure documentation
    • Exercise: Validation test execution
  • Session End Time : 05:00 PM EDT

AGENDA - Day 3

  • Module 12:Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) 12:30 PM EDT

    • Trace Matrix purpose and contents
    • Exercise: Trace Matrix writing
  • Module 13:Test and Validation Reports - 12:45 PM EDT

    • Test Summary purpose and contents
    • Validation Report purpose and contents
    • Exercise: Validation Summary Report writing
  • Module 14:Change Management 01:00 PM EDT

    • Maintaining validation status
    • Change control processes
    • Security and Access
    • Audit Trail Review
    • Incidence Reporting
    • Periodic System Review
    • Module 15:System Retirement 02:00 PM EDT

    • Record retention
    • Retirement challenges

Break at 02:30 PM EDT 15 mins

  • Module 16:FDA Warnings Letters 02:45 PM EDT

    • Current Trends in Compliance and Enforcement
    • Case Study: FDA enforcement
    • Exercise: Be the Consultant
  • Module 17:Q/A Session & CSV Exam 04:00 PM EDT

    • Activity: Exam Preparation
    • Final Exam
    • Q/A Session with the Course Instructor

Session End Time : 05:00 PM EDT

For more information about this training visit

Media Contact:
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Laura Wood, Senior Manager
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